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Chalet Etoile Polaire - Location and Local Information

Chalet Etoile Polaire is in the mountain village of Les Collons in the canton of Valais. As a ski resort it links into the eastern sector of the extensive 4 Valley ski domain. The village stands at 1800/1850 metres and benefits from additional snow making facilities so skiers and boarders are guaranteed snow from December through to April. In summer it makes a great starting point for walking/hiking trails and mountain biking and the area offers several first class golf courses, thermal hot springs, wine tasting plus plenty of scenic and cultural attractions.

The chalet boasts a convenient, central location which is just a few minutes walk to the pistes and the main chairlift up to Thyon 2000. The Swiss accredited ski school can be booked in advance see www.ess-thyon.ch and the meeting place is at the top of the chairlift or accessible via the free ski bus. Lift passes can be pre-booked or bought at the chairlift station. There is a choice of 2 local sports shops for hiring skis/boards and boots in winter; mountain bikes etc in summer see www.genoletsports.ch or www.snowrental.net

Central for shops, 1 supermarket, bars, restaurants, bank ATM, ski hire
100 metres chairlift and access to pistes
50 metres ski bus stop
200 metres Tourist Information
5 minute drive Thyon 2000 or access via chairlift/ski bus
20 minute drive Sion (20 kms)
2 hour drive Geneva Airport (via motorway/good mountain road from Sion).